The Australian Government provides aged care services to help people of all backgrounds and situations to access the help they need.
If you’re an older person, or you care for an older person, you may have particular needs, depending on your background and situation. There may be services available specially for you.
If you are an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person, there are government-funded aged care services available for you.
If you are an older person from a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background, there are aged care services available for you.
Read about accessing aged care services in rural and remote Australia.
Read about aged care services to help older people with disabilities to live independently at home.
Older people of diverse sexual orientation and gender identity should be able to access aged care services that are responsive and respectful of their care needs. Read more about available help.
A Care Leaver is a person who spent time in care as a child; in foster, or residential care or outside the immediate or extended family. This includes Forgotten Australians, Former Child Migrants and the Stolen Generations. Read more about available help.
Read about aged care services available to help support eligible veterans, war widows and widowers.
Read about aged care services for people who may need some financial help.
For older people who do not have predictable housing or are homeless, there are aged care services available to help deal with housing problems.